Editorials

The Star pack rats

Challenges are ahead for East Hampton policymakers in regard to the town’s entire shoreline
Jane Umanoff

This year, the tax-levy increase allowed for schools that are unable to win an almost two-thirds majority in a budget vote is .12 percent.

Beyond the breakwater, things get wooly

The top priority for Long Island’s coastal managers must be preserving beaches, not saving private property

“Not so fast!”

A $20 million reward to the local government partnership that achieves the greatest reduction in property taxes

Advocates envisioned development rights programs as a way to protect farming and scenic vistas

The cost, $4.8 million, would cut about $366,000 annually from the district’s energy bills

For those motivated to put on an overcoat and venture out, there are options